The allotrope of carbon known as fullerenes (aka "buckyballs") has a structure best described asThe allotrope of carbon known as fullerenes (aka "buckyballs") has a structure best described asThree dimensional network of carbon atoms joined by single bondsClosed cage structure with sides consisting of 5- and 6-membered rings with alternating double and single bonds.Chain of carbon atoms with alternating double and single bonds.Flat molecule consisting of fused 6-membered rings with alternating double and single bondsShapeless jumble of free carbon atoms.

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The allotrope of carbon known as fullerenes (aka "buckyballs") has a structure best described as

The allotrope of carbon known as fullerenes (aka "buckyballs") has a structure best described as

Three dimensional network of carbon atoms joined by single bonds

Closed cage structure with sides consisting of 5- and 6-membered rings with alternating double and single bonds.

Chain of carbon atoms with alternating double and single bonds.

Flat molecule consisting of fused 6-membered rings with alternating double and single bonds

Shapeless jumble of free carbon atoms.

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